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Re: [vox-tech] VPN question



on Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 05:11:20PM -0700, Jan W (jcwynholds@yahoo.com) wrote:
> I know that M$ uses something called Remote Desktop Protocol for the
> terminal services crap they use (RDP).  

This is confusing a terminal services client (remote access to a system
inside the network) with a VPN configuration (remote access *to* the
network over a tunneled, encrypted channel).

> Having never set one up as a linux server, I don't know much about it. 
> However, I have used rdesktop (a great linux RDP client) to go in
> remote to windows desktops; it's great.  

rdesktop *does* do the remote desktop thing.  This isn't a VPN, however.


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